Period
to 22 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 734 1024
Rank change year-on-year -97 +290 +81
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 370 480 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.66% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 282 347 239
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,850
90th Percentile £82,500 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75,691 72,671 89,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.67% 42.43% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59,669 59,102 72,618
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,454
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -105 346 £55,000 +4.76% 53
UK excluding London -94 237 £50,000 +5.26% 34
London -47 118 £60,000 -16.38% 21
North of England -15 56 £45,000 +20.00% 8
South East -47 55 £47,500 -13.64% 3
South West -14 51 £53,750 +2.38% 4
East of England -40 46 £50,000 +25.00% 14
North West -15 42 £48,750 +39.29% 4
Midlands +10 14 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Scotland -39 12 £43,750 -2.78% 2
Yorkshire +23 11 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East Midlands +11 8 £51,525 -6.32% 2
West Midlands +3 6 £42,500 +27.82% 1
North East -21 3 £35,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +2 2 £40,500 -22.86%
Wales - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 345 (93.24%) Internet
2 133 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (25.95%) Degree
4 89 (24.05%) Python
5 78 (21.08%) Software Engineering
6 69 (18.65%) Big Data
7 62 (16.76%) JavaScript
7 62 (16.76%) Linux
8 60 (16.22%) Computer Science
9 58 (15.68%) Problem-Solving
10 56 (15.14%) Mobile App
11 55 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
12 54 (14.59%) C#
13 52 (14.05%) SQL
13 52 (14.05%) Analytics
14 51 (13.78%) Scrum
15 50 (13.51%) Java
16 46 (12.43%) Web Services
17 45 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
18 44 (11.89%) Wireless
19 43 (11.62%) Project Management
20 38 (10.27%) .NET
20 38 (10.27%) TDD
20 38 (10.27%) Artificial Intelligence
21 36 (9.73%) C++
21 36 (9.73%) User Experience
21 36 (9.73%) Self-Motivation
22 34 (9.19%) Google
22 34 (9.19%) Android
23 33 (8.92%) Continuous Integration

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (5.14%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.70%) ThingWorx
4 8 (2.16%) CMS
4 8 (2.16%) EPiServer
5 7 (1.89%) Apache
6 6 (1.62%) Confluence
6 6 (1.62%) Predix
7 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.54%) JBoss
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.89%) InVision
3 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (1.08%) UXPin
6 3 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Maximo
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (3.78%) Amazon EMR
5 13 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (2.43%) Office 365
7 8 (2.16%) GitHub
8 6 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.62%) SaaS
9 5 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.08%) IaaS
10 4 (1.08%) PaaS
10 4 (1.08%) Serverless
11 3 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.27%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 345 (93.24%) Internet
2 44 (11.89%) Wireless
3 23 (6.22%) Bluetooth
4 13 (3.51%) ZigBee
5 12 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (2.70%) MQTT
6 10 (2.70%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.89%) 3GPP
7 7 (1.89%) Firewall
8 5 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (1.08%) 802.11
9 4 (1.08%) 802.15
9 4 (1.08%) DNS
10 3 (0.81%) DHCP
10 3 (0.81%) LAN
10 3 (0.81%) Modbus
10 3 (0.81%) VoIP
11 2 (0.54%) 5G
11 2 (0.54%) Broadband
11 2 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.65%) Big Data
2 30 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 27 (7.30%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.49%) SQL Server
5 23 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.05%) MySQL
7 12 (3.24%) Amazon Athena
7 12 (3.24%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.70%) BigQuery
10 9 (2.43%) Blockchain
10 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.16%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.89%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.62%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.62%) Power BI
14 5 (1.35%) Redis
15 3 (0.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.24%) Selenium
4 8 (2.16%) Axure RP
4 8 (2.16%) JIRA
5 5 (1.35%) CircleCI
5 5 (1.35%) GitLab
6 4 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.08%) Protractor
6 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.81%) JUnit
7 3 (0.81%) MSTest
7 3 (0.81%) NUnit
7 3 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.81%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.54%) Hudson
8 2 (0.54%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (8.65%) Electronics
2 31 (8.38%) Finance
3 27 (7.30%) Manufacturing
4 22 (5.95%) German Language
5 21 (5.68%) Telecoms
6 20 (5.41%) Retail
7 12 (3.24%) Advertising
8 8 (2.16%) Banking
9 7 (1.89%) Marketing
10 4 (1.08%) Automotive
10 4 (1.08%) Dutch Language
10 4 (1.08%) French Language
10 4 (1.08%) Local Government
11 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.81%) Law
11 3 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.54%) Legal
13 1 (0.27%) Games
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (25.41%) Developer
2 57 (15.41%) Architect
3 38 (10.27%) Consultant
4 29 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 28 (7.57%) .NET Developer
6 25 (6.76%) Embedded Engineer
7 24 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (5.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 20 (5.41%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.59%) Analyst
11 16 (4.32%) Android Developer
11 16 (4.32%) Java Developer
12 15 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (4.05%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
14 11 (2.97%) C# Developer
15 10 (2.70%) Data Engineer
15 10 (2.70%) Senior Architect
16 9 (2.43%) C# .NET Developer
16 9 (2.43%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.43%) Web Services
2 38 (10.27%) .NET
3 31 (8.38%) ASP.NET
3 31 (8.38%) REST
4 21 (5.68%) AngularJS
5 20 (5.41%) Node.js
6 18 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (4.59%) HTML
8 15 (4.05%) CSS
9 14 (3.78%) .NET Core
10 13 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (3.51%) React
11 12 (3.24%) MLlib
11 12 (3.24%) Pandas
12 10 (2.70%) Velocity
13 9 (2.43%) JSON
14 8 (2.16%) .NET Framework
14 8 (2.16%) Universal Windows Platform
14 8 (2.16%) WPF
15 7 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 56 (15.14%) Mobile App
3 36 (9.73%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (9.73%) User Experience
4 19 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.14%) FMCG
4 19 (5.14%) Smart Energy
5 18 (4.86%) Driving Licence
6 17 (4.59%) Algorithms
7 16 (4.32%) Data Centre
8 14 (3.78%) Robotics
9 12 (3.24%) Clustering
9 12 (3.24%) Management Information System
9 12 (3.24%) Smart Home
10 11 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.97%) Machine to Machine
11 10 (2.70%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 8 (2.16%) Public Cloud
12 8 (2.16%) Smart City
12 8 (2.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.76%) Linux
2 34 (9.19%) Android
3 16 (4.32%) Apple iOS
3 16 (4.32%) Unix
4 13 (3.51%) Windows
5 12 (3.24%) Debian
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.08%) Software Engineering
3 58 (15.68%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (14.05%) Analytics
5 51 (13.78%) Scrum
6 43 (11.62%) Project Management
7 38 (10.27%) Artificial Intelligence
7 38 (10.27%) TDD
8 33 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (8.38%) DevOps
9 31 (8.38%) Open Source
10 28 (7.57%) Collaborative Working
10 28 (7.57%) Prototyping
11 25 (6.76%) Machine Learning
11 25 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 25 (6.76%) SDLC
11 25 (6.76%) Test Automation
12 24 (6.49%) BDD
13 22 (5.95%) Data Analytics
14 21 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (24.05%) Python
2 62 (16.76%) JavaScript
3 54 (14.59%) C#
4 52 (14.05%) SQL
5 50 (13.51%) Java
6 36 (9.73%) C++
7 26 (7.03%) C
8 16 (4.32%) Go
9 15 (4.05%) Scala
10 13 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.24%) PHP
12 11 (2.97%) Assembly Language
12 11 (2.97%) VC++
13 9 (2.43%) Embedded C
13 9 (2.43%) R
14 6 (1.62%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.35%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.35%) Ruby
16 4 (1.08%) ES6
16 4 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 96 (25.95%) Degree
2 31 (8.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.32%) PhD
4 14 (3.78%) Master's Degree
5 8 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.35%) CISSP
6 5 (1.35%) SAFe Agilist
6 5 (1.35%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.08%) CISM
7 4 (1.08%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.81%) CISA
8 3 (0.81%) ISEB
8 3 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.54%) CCNP
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.78%) QA
2 13 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.43%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 9 (2.43%) ISO 14001
3 9 (2.43%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.08%) GDPR
5 4 (1.08%) PMO
6 3 (0.81%) GCP
6 3 (0.81%) MISRA
6 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (5.68%) Docker
2 11 (2.97%) Firmware
3 10 (2.70%) KVM
4 9 (2.43%) Ceph
5 6 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.81%) LXC
7 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.27%) iptables
9 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.51%) Puppet
3 9 (2.43%) Ansible
3 9 (2.43%) Icinga
4 1 (0.27%) Consul
4 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.27%) logstash
4 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (9.19%) Google
2 28 (7.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.68%) SAP
4 14 (3.78%) Xamarin
5 12 (3.24%) Cognizant
6 8 (2.16%) IBM
7 7 (1.89%) Apple
8 5 (1.35%) Cisco
8 5 (1.35%) Oracle
8 5 (1.35%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.35%) Tableau
8 5 (1.35%) Twitter
9 4 (1.08%) Adobe
10 3 (0.81%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.81%) Capita
10 3 (0.81%) Hitachi
10 3 (0.81%) Intel
10 3 (0.81%) VMware
11 2 (0.54%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.54%) MapR